July 29th 2013. After 4 days of trial the jury delivered a successful verdict.
On the eve of trial John Wright owner of Summit Mowers was arrested on a Virginia warrant and to our knowledge is in jail awaiting disposition of that charge. Because of his absence from trial, patent infringement claims against John Wright are still pending. As to the principal claim of defamation by Plaintiffs Luis Medina and Evatech, Inc. judgment is entered in favor of Plaintiffs Luis Medina and Evatech, Inc. and against Defendant Kelli Berry.
September 2010. Evatech, Inc. has filed a law suit against John Wright owner of Southern Robots and Summit mowers for Patent Infringement, and Slander.
Federal Case Number: 8:10-cv-2134-T-17AEP
Evatech, Inc. was granted a patent by the United States of America for its advancements in hybrid fuel efficient technologies. Patent numbers 7318493 and 7677344. The advancements were a huge success worldwide and are still ongoing. Evatech, Inc. continues to develop and test new efficient products with patents pending as well as continuation of parts.
US Patent law 35 U.S.C. 120, 121 or 365(c), grants certain rights to the owner of a patent. It confers the right to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling the invention throughout the United States or importing the invention into the United States and its territories and possessions for a term of at least 20 years.
Infringement of a patent consists of the unauthorized making, using, offering for sale, or selling any patented invention within the United States or U.S. Territories, or importing into the United States of any patented invention during the term of the patent. If a patent is infringed, the patentee may sue for relief in the appropriate federal court.
Infringing on the patent of the intellectual property of Evatech, Inc. is a criminal offense. Such offenses warrant a fine of up $150,000 per incident.
Examples of Infringement (35 U.S.C. 271)
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this title, whoever without authority makes, uses, offers to sell, or sells any patented invention, within the United States, or imports into the United States any patented invention during the term of the patent therefore, infringes the patent.
(b) Whoever actively induces infringement of a patent shall be liable as an infringer.
(c) Whoever offers to sell or sells within the United States or imports into the United States a component of a patented machine, manufacture, combination, or composition, or a material or apparatus for use in practicing a patented process, constituting a material part of the invention, knowing the same to be especially made or especially adapted for use in an infringement of such patent, and not a staple article or commodity of commerce suitable for substantial noninfringing use, shall be liable as a contributory infringer.